Wishing it was Spring Streusel Bars

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy

Hello my lovelies! The greyness continues. So we reach for flavours that make us think of sunny days. Lemon. Coconut. These bars take a little time but it’s all easy work done by hand. Pottering in the warm haven of the kitchen. I adapted this recipe from one of the lovely birthday books my snug bug gave me – Classic German Baking by Luisa Weiss. Most of the recipes feature a lot less sugar that we are used to. I have added a little more here but it only brings the total to 5 tablespoons (!) for the base and streusel. And it’s more than enough. The base for these bars is more in a cookie style rather than a lofty shortcake. Buttery shortcrust base. Gooey tangy curd. Crunchy aromatic streusel. All good things. Use a store-bought or home made curd as you wish! Then close your eyes and think of palm trees…

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